Auckland Chartered Accountants

John Lowther

Director

 

CA BCom MComLaw(Hons) MTaxS(Hons)

John established Lowthers Chartered Accountants in 2000 as the principal partner. John has a diverse background in small business ventures including a yacht charter, radio stations, farm sales and services.

John has a formidable range of experience and expertise.  A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand and with a Public Practice Certificate, John also holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, a Masters of Commercial Law degree with Honours and a Masters in Taxation Studies with Honours from Auckland University.

 

EMAIL JOHN NOW - john.lowther@lowthers.co.nz 

Vinita Gordon 

Head of Tax

 

LLB BEc(Acctng)

Vinita is a Partner in the tax division of LMG Tax partners and brings to the practice over twenty years of extensive legal tax knowledge.

 

Specialising predominantly in providing tax advice to numerous clients on appropriate tax structures for both trading and investment purposes.  Vinita has extensive experience with IRD tax audits and dispute resolution, immensely enjoying the challenge that tax brings. 
 

In her spare time Vinita enjoys reading fiction and traveling with her family.

EMAIL VINITA NOW - vinita.gordon@lmgtax.co.nz

Sandeep Jain

Associate Director

 

B. Com ACA

Auckland Chartered 

Accountant

Sandeep qualified as a Chartered Accountant from India and had 10 years’ experience in commerce with large corporations before migrating to NZ in 1996.

 

Sandeep joined Lowthers in 2001 and has a special interest in insurance claims, valuations, liquidations and tax structuring apart from routine accounting and tax compliance. Sandeep personally oversees a large number of business clients.

EMAIL SANDEEP NOW - sandeep.jain@lowthers.co.nz

Annie Du 

Head of Asian Division

 

BSc, CA, Grad Dip Bus, Grad Dip Acct

Annie has years of experience working in senior finance positions for not-for-profit organisations and commercial companies. Her wide range of accounting, tax and commercial experience makes her an ideal business advisor. Annie has a particular talent for developing financial information systems specifically tailored to meet individual client needs.

Whilst Annie advises a wide range of clients across many industry sectors, immigration accounting is particularly close to her heart. Annie understands the practical and financial aspects associated with immigration accounting. Annie works closely with licensed immigration advisers, giving her first-hand knowledge and experience of financial methods and industry changes applicable to this specialist area.

 

EMAIL ANNIE NOW - annie.du@lowthers.co.nz

Martin Buchanan

Financial Controller 

 

NCB

Martin holds a National Certificate in Business Studies and has 30 years experience in
Financial Management.

 

Martin is our Financial Controller and also oversees some of our business clients with monthly reporting.

EMAIL MARTIN NOW - martin.buchanan@lowthers.co.nz

Grace Lu

Accountant 

 

B.Com 

Grace is an Associate Member of CPA Australia. She has been with the Lowthers team since 2013. She looks after a few business clients compliance requirements and preparation of financial statements and tax returns for companies, partnerships and sole traders.

EMAIL GRACE NOW - grace.lu@lowthers.co.nz

Iresha Gamage

Accountant

 

ACCA (UK), MBA (Hons), PG Dip (Applied Mgt), BBMgt (Hons)

Iresha is an Chartered Accountant from UK  and holds ACCA membership. She joined us in 2018. She is having number of years’ experience in Auditing and Accounting field. Initially she has been engaged with Accounting, Tax Administration, Company Compliance , Trust Compliance and other administration tasks, and she becomes a full time accountant from this year onwards . she is willing to become  a CA in NZ after 3 years of NZ working experience.

EMAIL IRESHA NOW - iresha.gamage@lowthers.co.nz

Sebastian Green

Accounts Assistant

 

BCom, Grad Dip Bus

Sebastian comes to us straight from his studies. Among multiple tasks, Sebastian completes our Tax Administration, Companies Office and Trust compliance work. Sebastian is wanting to work his way into becoming a Chartered Accountant.

 

EMAIL SEBASTIAN NOW - sebastian.green@lowthers.co.nz

Nirosha Abeysinghe

Office Manager

 

BA (Hons), PG Dip (Mgmt)

Nirosha joined Lowthers at the beginning of 2019 and is from Sri Lanka. After completion of her degree in Sri Lanka, she joined the Banking sector as an executive and later on joined the Hospitality industry and gained experience in administration and customer service. She has been in NZ for 2 and half years. She ensures that daily office operations are performed in a seamless and efficient manner. 

EMAIL NIROSHA NOW - nirosha.abeysinghe@lowthers.co.nz

0800 43 43 33

Lowthers Chartered Accountants - Auckland Team

Lowthers Chartered Accountants offer professional accounting and taxation services, business advice in Auckland, Tauranga and Christchurch. 

LOWTHERS AUCKLAND

 

Level 10, The Dorchester Building,

34 Shortland Street, Auckland 1010

 

PO Box 1963, Shortland Street, Auckland, 1140

 

T: 09 921 0232

F: 09 921 0233

E: auckland@lowthers.co.nz

LOWTHERS TAURANGA

 

Level 1, 89 Grey Street, Tauranga 3110

 

PO Box 9422, Greerton, Tauranga 3142

 

T: 07 928 4818

F: 07 928 4820

E: tauranga@lowthers.co.nz

LOWTHERS CHRISTCHURCH

 

52C Mandeville Street, Riccarton, Christchurch

PO Box 29394 Riccarton, Christchurch, 8440

 

T: 03 943 2232

E: administration@loke.co.nz

W: www.lowthersch.co.nz

 

CALL US TOLL FREE:  0800 43 43 33  

(Auckland and Tauranga only)

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